What subject can unite elected Sarkozists, Communist deputies, a former president of the National Assembly and the big bosses? It is to defend the French nuclear industry that about fifty personalities signed, Friday, February 12, the appeal of the Association for the Defense of Nuclear Heritage and the Climate (PNC-France). The signatories are renewing a French tradition of transpartisan union around the promotion of the atom. There are several figures of the right, such as the former minister and senator Gérard Longuet or the deputy LR Julien Aubert. But also several elected Communists: the president of the PCF deputies, André Chassaigne, or his colleague from Dieppe Sébastien Jumel. Some Socialists, like the deputy for Pyrénées-Atlantiques David Habib, are there, as is the probable candidate for the next presidential election, Arnaud Montebourg.
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